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    October 19, 2012
    11:00 - 11:35pm EDT  

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10/19/12 you're watching the station that works for you. now, abc 2 news at 11:00. >> he was caught setting up video cameras in women's homes. now police wonder if there are more victims. what you can do to keep yourself safe. >> on the weather front, active storms and showers. how fast will we clear out for the weekend though? >> we've been thinking pifrpg all month in anticipation. how you can help raise money to fight breast cancer. >> not even nickels and dimes. >> you saw the baggage fees are bad. news starts right now. >> we begin tonight the skies open up. a lot of lightning. there it is again . wow. happened so fast. catching keep off guard. running for cover in
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buildings and cars and made that little girl cry. high winds, even a tornado warning. you are going to see more of this tonight. hope not. chief meteorologist has a look at what's going on right now. >> when it came through, reports of one inch hail and we had wind damage around the jerretsville area. pushing in delaware pretty quick here. more intense storms off shore. some of the storm action has moved up into the new jersey and philadelphia area. back here we'll be impacted by this. swirling system. it did help send the storms this week. this weekend cooler air starting tonight down to 8. talk about how things develop towards race day sunday. straight ahead. >> tonight howard county police say they have found the man who
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secretly videotaped women in their homes. in the news room with the newest developments. >> bad move by the suspect to allow himself to be videotaped installing and adjusting a camera inside the victim's home. now he's in custody. tonight an expert even in a rented apartment or condo you have options for keeping intruders out. >> police say they got multiple tips after releasing this video last night. this man has been identified as michael mckinney. inside that unit installing a camera which he used to videotape the two women who live here. this was not the only home he broke into. >> there were two additional unidentified women on the tape. and they were clearly in it a different residence not related to this first resident. stolen a key from one of the women, made a copy and returned the original. there was no forced entry into the home.
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under those circumstances an alarm system would have kept him out. >> you want to detect who comes in, get them out and notify the proper authorities. and then the person who lives there as well. >> modern systems can include surveillance cameras that send video to your smart phone. and the systems can be portable so you'd be able to use it even in a rented apartment or condo like the one police say michael had been entering and leaving for the past several months. >> it's a wireless system you can take with you. if you move on you can take the system with you and have it reinstalled at the next place you go to. >> reporter: tonight, michael is charged with multiple counts of burglary, visual surveillance and videotaping a person without consent. he's being held on $100,000 bond. abc 2 news. >> you don't have to run to take part in the race for the cure.
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this race is pleading for help. numbers are down and services to women who have breast cancer could be cut. cheryl conor joins us now. hopefully there's still time to sign up. >> you can sign up tomorrow and minutes before hitting the 5 k course. race time is 8:00 a.m. sunday. even if you walk, you will help crawl to the finish line. buying a t-shirt and a bracelet turns around that helpless feeling for 13-year-old tess who was worried about her friend. >> she's been sad for a couple days. and i didn't know what was wrong with her. and she came up to me and said i have something to tell you. and she told me her mom has breast cancer. >> she is considering a last minute registration for the 20th annual race for the cure in hunt valley on sunday. walk ups are what they need this year. the organization has seen biggest dip in the number of people
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registered in donations. >> we're down by total dollars about 45%. and our registrations are down about 34% from this time last year. >> donations are down across the country following a controversial and some believe political move by the national headquarters to suspend grant money at planned parenthood. that decision was reversed but still struggling to distance itself even though it never funded the organization. that doesn't stop nancy from using one week of sick leave every year to volunteer. >> i had five friends diagnosed in a two year period about six years ago. >> the one friend who did not do screening, she fears will pass away soon. worries many programs will be cut if their numbers stay down. >> we're a safety net for many people. there is a lot of people now uninsured or under
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insured. >> a safety net and giving tess the power to do something. the power just to be a friend. >> i'm trying to help raise as much as i can. but there's not enough you can do, you know? >> volunteers will be registering people at the hunt valley town center from 11 to 3 tomorrow. but you can walk up on sunday as well. we have built a page with all the information you need to know including road closures and parking. you can go to abc2news.com/pink. >> this year abc 2 news is a proud sponsor of the komen race for the cure. beginning at 7:00 sunday morning. i'll be out there and cheryl and the rest of the2sññ news team. talk to survivors and find out why they are racing or walking. all in an effort to raise awareness for breast cancer and help women fight that disease. and coming up in about 8 minutes we'll run down the road
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closures and detours caused by the race and newest treatment center for breast cancer. tonight the stars were out so to speak as hundreds gathered to celebrate the anniversary of the baltimore branch of the naacp. one of the oldest chapters. the freedom fund banquet was held at the hyatt regeneral see downtown. former baltimore mayor, molly and baltimore attorney dwight pedet. goes way back to the time when he was a little boy. . >> i am a child of the naacp. the naacp took my case to integrate the schools in maryland. and my attorneys were jack green burg.
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mitchell. so i have a long history with the naacp. this branch. >> and tonight the branch gave out first award. first female president of the national naacp. go to fund the program here in the baltimore community. >> the man accused of killing his grandparents last month is back in maryland. 31-year-old matthew long was extradited. being held in murder charges for the death of his grandparents. according to documents, police discovered the couple stabbed and beatened to death. long is being held at the baltimore county detention center. working for you tonight. travelers are getting hit with more fees now than ever with baggage and hotel fees. they can add up when you go on vacation. and there are new fees coming. the travel industry says this take it or leave it option is intended to save you money.
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>> kim marie evans is always traveling and shocked by the newest add on expenses she discovered on her latest adventure. >> it's not nickels and dimes. it's $20 to death . it's everything. >> from a $5 printing fee to a $3 bottle of water. even blankets for $6.99. she's seen all kinds of charges. >> it seems to be a never ending slippery slope. >> and not just on airlines. other examples $4 fee for 30 minute children's tv show in your room in a major hotel chain. and $7.49 daily charge some rental car companies are charging for a toll pass trans ponder. >> it amazes me how they can be when it comes to fees. >> the travel companies stress they have extra expenses too including higher fuel and food
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costs. airlines for america tells us they are just following the lead of other industries that separate out fees. >> baseball parks, we don't go and expect the hot dog and coke for free. we pay more for better seating. >> unbundling or breaking down the extras into options is intended to save you money. >> these are optional services. not everyone has or wants to check a bag. not everyone wants to buy a meal, rent a dvd, buy a coke. so the airlines were under the pressure to offer the lowest fair possible to those who just wanted that. >> kim marie makes adjustments like only packing carry ones. she hates thinking of what could be next. >> i'm waiting for there to be a coin slot in the bathroom. >> customers do have the final say on fees. >> the martplace will sort it out. and ones that customers simply think are unacceptable
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will quickly be resended. >> abc 2 news. >> coming up. forget halloween. think about the big holiday. christmas. why you need to make sure that you stock up now. >> on the weather front, we have low pressure swirling over the great lakes. storms tonight and it's going to mean clear but cool weather for your weekend. >> and early start to the flu season this year. we talk about what you can do to keep your family healthy. abc 2 news is back in 60 seconds.
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in our consumer alert tonight only the middle of october but if you have little ones out there on your holiday list and you haven't started shopping, you are already behind. some of those must have toys are already getting to be hard to find out there. john shows you why and what you can do to make sure your christmas
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morning doesn't disappoint. >> it's not even halloween but some of the hottest toys of the 2012 christmas season are already in short supply. that's because of preorders and lay-a-way which require stores to lock away some of their hottest items. toys r us release the list of hottest toys than shoppers began putting them on lay-a-way. some of the top toys on lay-a-way, the leap pad 2 explorer. the furbie. the power wheels doom racer. monitor high dolls. air hogs remote control assault helicopter and little people disney princess palace. two items not yet on sale, the tabio tablet and wiiu video console are sold out in presale. the good news, preorders and lay-a-way means you can guarantee you'll get the hot
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toy. if you wait, it may be even harder than usual to find this year. go to our web page abc 2 news.com. click the money tab so you don't waste your money. . >> in our health alert tonight, following that meningitis out break and now there are signs it may finally be slowing. the infection was first reported in tennessee today. the state says that the rate of new infections is dropping. doctors say everyone treated with the steroid will get sick. how sick depends on how much fungus. lawsuits have been filed against the pharmacy that made that steroid. >> four cases of the flu have already been reported. authorities aren't sure if that means the flu season is starting earlier or going to be bad this year. normally the first cases of full blown flu don't hit until december. physicians say
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it's going to be ready. >> we know now you have to get vaccines done. we have plenty available most effective way to prevent the flu. secondly, regular hygiene making sure to wash your hands. cover your cough. don't go out when you have a fever so you protect friends and neighbors. those are the things that are going to help. >> there is a plentiful supply of the flu vaccine. it's updated every year. on every year, average of about 30,000 people each year die from the flu virus. while we're thinking pink all october, the folks at john's hopkins medical center do it all year long. fred takes you on a tour of this facility. >> follow me this way and i will show you our new breast center. >> doesn't officially open
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until next week but let us get a sneak peak. patients can get treatment all under one roof. >> we're going to be offering not just radiology services but we also have a small clinic to see any patient that may need consults by oncology. >> this is the clinical suite and once you come into this area it's the imaging suite. >> the latest equipment. before patients had had to wait for films to be developed. now they can be read in seconds. >> this has been a work in progress for the last year. this was a beautiful idea that was put forward bringing in the healthcare needs of patients with breast cancer in one location. >> and try to bring a nice
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family atmosphere for the patients to have it. the whole concept of breast cancer is a very stressful field. and having a very calming affect would help and ease the patient's anxiety. >> easing anxiety with a team of physicians working together to create a comprehensive system for the delivery of patient care and support. >> this is one of our newest programs that is starting next week and we are all very very excited about it. abc 2 news. >> many roads surrounding the hunt valley town center will be shut down. starts at 8:00 a.m. but the road closures will begin at 6:00 a.m. between swaun and beaver dam roads. the southbound lanes will close at
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swaun roads and northbound travel will shut down at ashland road. everything is expected to reopen right after the race right around 10:00 in the morning. if you are going light rail strongly encouraged. and shuttle buses available that will take you to the main pavilion. foreclosures and directions go to abc 2 news.com. that's your abc 2 time safer traffic. >> before you hit the road, check our web site. all the latest information on parking for the race for the cure. you have about 12 hours left to do it online. abc 2 news.com/think pink. >> and now maryland's most accurate forecast. >> start you out with maryland's most powerful radar. most of the storm action is up to the north and east. across the state right now, nothing more than a couple showers blowing
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out of the very northern part of caroline county. and now moving into the dover/delaware area. pretty robust thunder and lightning. things are beginning to subside. quiet down. but not before big storms earlier this evening. this is our abc 2 hd weather bug camera. massive storm passing by. to the inside of our camera there. and that same storm around the west side of baltimore. you see it pushing past the area. that storm on it's way to baltimore county. and take the same storm moving overhead moving its way up toward hart ford county. we have storm reports to show you. some have been show casing wind
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damage extreme northern carol county. wind damage reported. and basically we continue to see more reports up into the lancaster area. pretty nasty little storm cell there. cluster that really got their act together and finally get out of here closer to 8 or 9:00 in the northern most parts of the state. tonight down to 60 so far. as we look at the current conditions out of bwi, temperatures cooling off west to east. so our whole storm threat is done now. we will continue to see cooler drier air at this point. the quieter scenario into the weekend. it will be chillier each morning. the deal is this: although the storms are clear, the overall circulation of the area of low pressure helps spark those storms yesterday, late last night and again this evening, that storm is still wrapping and spinning its way through the great lakes.
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helping to flush cooler air for the next two days. we can show you that here. watch as we go forward in time. tomorrow, we'll be back into the low to mid 60s. that represents a solid 10 degree cool off. and tomorrow night low 40s. we're bouncing back into the mid 60s. gorgeous sunny sunday around here. and that is only going to improve. the cooler air the storms tonight. big area of low pressure helping to draw up this warm southerly winds. the line of storms and cooler air boundary pushing in behind that line of storms. we're just about done with the rain other than a few showers on the eastern shore. tomorrow 67 mostly sunny. stay clear tomorrow night as we cool things off down to 42. and by the way, on sunday expect the chilly start for the race 48 at 7:00 a.m.
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by monday, back to 70 degrees. and look ahead into the middle part of next week. i like warm. i'm not ready for fall. if you are one of those people then there you go my friends. mid 70s next week. that's like indian summer . >> very cool. to see it in october it's surprising. >> indeed. >> we'll take it. after tonight, quiet stretch . >> i'm good with that. thanks. more abc 2 coming up. here's a look for what they are working on, on night line. >> coming up on night line, inside an american war zone. gang battleground in plain sight. meet the small children caught in the crossfire. rival gangs for unprecedented meeting. that's coming up on a special edition of night line right after abc 2 news at 11:00.
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hundred and eighty million dollars for maryland schools. that's a lot of money. my classroom. games and a new casino for maryland. million more for education every year. the money goes where it's supposed to. it's the law. this is about our kids. this is about better schools. seven. i'm voting for question seven. i'm voting for question seven.
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lucky, once in a life time moment. the bears were down. two seconds left in the game. the bears went for it and that kid nailed it. 67 yard field goal. i don't think they ever knew that. third longest field goal in high school football history. the game went into overtime and the bears won. what a kid. hopefully somebody is looking at that kid. here's another story about a lucky kid. kyle camp is 10 and has down syndrome. he was found wednesday near his house
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cuddled up with four small puppies. think the dogs are the reason he survived the night. >> the mother dog kept barking and i followed her. kept listening to her bark and ran across him. >> he was pretty rough. scratched up and banged up. didn't have no shoes on him. >> lucky kid. he was treated and cleaned up at a local hospital. his mom says he's doing just fine right now. >> let's get one last look at our forecast. chilly night but the nights are all going to be chillier now. i think so. at least for the next night or two before we warmup again. cooling off just in time for the weekend. go out and pick out the pumpkins. drink some warm apple cider. radar is clearing out. that's good news for everyone. as we look at the 7 day forecast. there we go. cool weekend right through sunday. we'll be right back.
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oh, please don't call me "pumpkin." no, that's white chocolate and pumpkin. oh. pumpkin. ha ha! you've never tasted pumpkin like this. try new pumpkin white chocolate or pumpkin mocha coffees and lattes today.
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as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6.
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that's it for us tonight. you can still register for the race for the cure on sunday. they have hours from 11 to 4. go out there and buy merchandise. all for a good cause. you can get the very latest online at abc 2 news.com. we'll see you.
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